Welder/Fabricator in Nassau at PAE

Date Posted: 9/29/2020

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Job Description

Supporting the Most Exciting and Meaningful Missions in the World


Initial training will be provided in West Palm Beach, FL.  Ultimately, this position is located on Andros Island in the Bahamas.  


The Atlantic Undersea Test and Evaluation Center (AUTEC) Mission is to provide Naval Warfare Centers, the Fleet, and other customers with accurate undersea, surface, and in-air three-dimensional tracking data and other unique Atlantic test facilities.  In support of Research, Development, Test and Evaluation (RDT&E), and Fleet readiness assessment and training. AUTEC is a Major Range and Test Facility Base (MRTFB) and the Naval Undersea Warfare Center, Division Newport's largest single team project, providing both deep and shallow water test and training environments.

Responsible for operation of various fabrication & welding tools to include iron worker, sheet metal fabrication equipment, & welding machines on the AUTEC project.


  • Fully competent in set up / operation of welding equipment & tools.
  • Performs preventative maintenance & maintains schedule, shop equipment.
  • Cleans & maintains shop equipment.
  • Works closely with ships personnel.
  • Maintains tooling & consumable inventories.
  • Performs other duties as required.


  • High school graduate or equivalent required.
  • Must be certified graduate of welding technology school, or have a minimum 3 years direct welding experience in a commercial environment.
  • 3 years related experience working in welding environment may be substituted for the educational requirement.
  • Reads & understands blueprints.
  • Must know SMAW, GMAW & GTAW processes on steel, stainless steel & aluminum. (Stick , MIG & TIG) Will be required to pass SMAW process, flat , horizontal, vertical & overhead for face & root bend test on 3/8” steel coupons along with T joint fillet break test per AWS D1.1 structural code welder qualification.
  • Must have ability to set up welding machines for the various processes for the applicable job requirement.
  • Flat, horizontal, vertical & overhead positions required, pipe.
  • Able to push, pull & lift 50 lbs.
  • Ability to work; stand for extended periods while operating machines.
  • Ability to work in confined spaces or heights as required.
  • Must pass pre-employment physical & screening.
  • Excellent oral, written & computer communication skills.
  • This position requires the individual to be eligible to obtain a US Government security clearance;   US Citizenship is required
  • Must be able to reside in remote location with limited medical facilities.
  • A valid US Passport and Driver’s License is required.

Note: Nothing in this job description restricts management’s right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time.

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